About the Disease
Risk FactorsExplains who is most at risk for getting meningococcal disease.
Causes and Spread to OthersExplains which bacteria cause meningococcal disease and how it spreads.
Signs and SymptomsLists typical signs and symptoms of meningococcal disease.
Diagnosis, Treatment, and ComplicationsExplains how meningococcal disease is diagnosed and treated.
PreventionLists ways to prevent meningococcal disease.
Meningococcal PhotosShows pictures of people with meningococcal disease and microscopic images of <em>Neisseria meningitidis</em> (the bacterium that causes meningococcal disease).
- Page last reviewed: March 28, 2017
- Page last updated: March 28, 2017
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- Content source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases